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North Yorkshire engineer is celebrated in exhibition at new landmark London building

John Metcalf, from Knaresborough, is one of the ground breaking engineers celebrated in the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) brand new exhibition in its newly reopened London headquarters, Savoy Place. Despite being blind from the age of six, John Metcalf, or Blind Jack of Knaresborough as he became known, was

Retailers need to get smarter about effects of online shopping

Online shopping in the UK continued to grow this Christmas with 63 per cent of online shoppers ordering three or more gifts online, but engineers are warning this switch in shopping style needs to be considered as part of an integrated transport policy. A survey carried for the Institution of Engineering

UK faces a current and future cyber security skills gap

A significant lack of skilled workers is hampering the UK's fight against cyber-crime, says the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). New research by the IET suggests that while cyber security threats are slowly gaining recognition among SMEs, they are only accorded a high priority by a minority of organisations and